Puerto Vallarta News

Local Puerto Vallarta News

Recent Puerto Vallarta news headlines, including surrounding areas in Jalisco and Nayarit.

Our local news typically covers stories and events that are happening in Puerto Vallarta and the surrounding areas, including the capital city of Guadalajara and the Nayarit area. This includes coverage of local government, such as city council meetings and local elections, as well as local crime and public safety issues. Local news includes coverage of community events, such as festivals, parades, and charity events, as well as profiles of local businesses, artists, and community leaders. Local Puerto Vallarta news plays an important role in informing residents about what is happening in our community and can help foster a sense of community pride and engagement. PVDN provides valuable information for individuals and families regarding issues that affect their daily lives, such as traffic and weather updates, school closures, and local business and restaurant reviews.

Los Mercados, Puerto Vallarta’s Favorite Plaza, Returns Wednesday, October 1

Los Mercados and some of our favorite shops in Puerto Vallarta's Romantic Zone will return Wednesday, October 1, after a six week vacation. This is...
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Run of the Waiters in Puerto Vallarta

The waiters of Puerto Vallarta celebrated World Tourism Day with the traditional Waiter's Run at the Agustín Flores Contreras sports complex. Waiters' Run is a...
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No Fanfare for Hurricane Rachel in Puerto Vallarta

Tropical Storm Rachel became a hurricane on Saturday off the coast of Mexico as she continued moving away from the coast. While not expected to...
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Puerto Vallarta Opens Donation Center to Help Hurricane Victims in Baja

The city of Puerto Vallarta has installed a donation storage facility at the Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport, located in the main parking area, as...
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It Is Urgent to Implement a Real Tourist Culture in Puerto Vallarta

"We believe that it is urgent to implement a real Tourist Culture in Puerto Vallarta and return to the levels of employment in the service...
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The Social Event of the Year #PuertoVallarta

On Tuesday, September 30 between 5 PM and 8 PM you are invited to visit the main plaza with your phone, tablet, laptop, or other...
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People of Jalisco Support Medical Marijuana Usage

The liberal political party of Mexico, Partido de la Revolución Democrática (PRD) has began a public campaign to grow support of marijuana usage for medical...
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International Tourism Day Continues with “Tastes are in Vallarta”

Continuing the festivities in Puerto Vallarta to celebrate International Tourism Day, this evening brings "Tastes are in Vallarta". The city invites you to enjoy the...
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Princess Cruises Announce New Confidence in Mexico and Puerto Vallarta

Because of this new confidence, Princess Cruises will include two new ships in their Mexican Pacific cruises starting next year. The news was announced by...
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Puerto Vallarta to Receive New Life Saving Emergency Helipads

Governor Sandoval announced that the State of Jalisco will invest $12 million pesos to build new helipads, including those needed in Puerto Vallarta. Health Secretary,...
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Puerto Vallarta Today

The Latest News and Trends in One of Mexico's Most Vibrant Cities

Puerto Vallarta, a popular tourist destination located on the Pacific coast of Mexico, is a vibrant city with a rich culture and a lively media landscape. Here are some of the top headline news stories making waves in Puerto Vallarta today:

  1. Tourism and Travel: As a major destination for both domestic and international tourists, tourism and travel-related news is always a hot topic in Puerto Vallarta. With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting travel around the world, the city has seen a significant drop in tourism, leading to economic challenges for many businesses and residents.

  2. Crime and Security: Like many cities in Mexico, Puerto Vallarta has faced challenges with crime and security in recent years. The government has implemented various measures to combat the problem, including increased police presence and community-based programs, but concerns over safety remain a top priority for many residents and visitors.

  3. Infrastructure and Development: Puerto Vallarta is a growing city, with ongoing development projects and infrastructure improvements. However, some residents have raised concerns about the impact of development on the city’s natural resources and cultural heritage, as well as the potential for overdevelopment to negatively affect the city’s tourism industry.

  4. Environmental Issues: Puerto Vallarta is home to a diverse range of natural environments, including beaches, jungles, and mountains. However, these environments are threatened by climate change, pollution, and other environmental issues. Many residents and environmental groups have been advocating for more sustainable and responsible practices to protect the city’s natural resources.

  5. Social Issues: Like many cities in Mexico, Puerto Vallarta has a complex social landscape, with issues related to poverty, inequality, and discrimination. Local groups and activists are working to address these issues and create more equitable and inclusive communities.

In conclusion, Puerto Vallarta is a city with a diverse range of headline news stories, covering topics from tourism and travel to crime and security, infrastructure and development, environmental issues, and social justice. As the city continues to grow and evolve, it is sure to generate even more newsworthy stories in the years to come.